The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 139 159 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.045% 0.078% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £47,500 £52,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.95% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  

GPRS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 577 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.43% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 254 461 440
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing GPRS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in Hertfordshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for GPRS in Hertfordshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 - 2
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago